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10 books of Howard Schultz

In 2008 Howard Schultz the president and chairman of Starbucks made the unprecedented decision to return as the CEO eight years after he stepped down from daily oversight of the company and became chairman. Concerned that Starbucks had lost its way Schultz was determined to help it return to its core values and restore not only its financial health but also its soul. In he shares the remarkable story of his return and the company's ongoing transformation under his leadership revealing how during one of the most tumultuous economic times in history Starbucks again achieved profitability and sustainability without sacrificing humanity. Offering readers a snapshot of a moment in history that left no company unscathed the book zooms in to show in riveting detail how one company struggled and recreated itself in the midst of it all. The fast paced narrative is driven by day-­to-­day tension as conflicts arise and lets readers into Schultz's psyche as he comes to terms with his . . .

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In 2008, Howard Schultz, the president and chairman of Starbucks, made the unprecedented decision to return as the CEO eight years after he stepped down from daily oversight of the company and became chairman. Concerned that Starbucks had lost its way, Schultz was determined to help it return to its core values and restore not only its financial health, but also its soul. In, he shares the remarkable story of his return and the companys ongoing transformation under his leadership, revealing how, during one of the most tumultuous economic times in history, Starbucks again achieved profitability and sustainability without sacrificing humanity. Offering readers a snapshot of a moment in history that left no company unscathed, the book zooms in to show, in riveting detail, how one company struggled and recreated itself in the midst of it all. The fastpaced narrative is driven by day-­to-­day tension as conflicts arise and lets readers into Schultzs psyche as he comes to terms with his . . .

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The success of Starbucks Coffee Company is one of the most amazing business stories in decades. What started as a single store on Seattle's waterfront has grown into a company with over sixteen hundred stores worldwide and a new one opening every single business day. Just as remarkable as this incredible growth is the fact that Starbucks has managed to maintain its renowned commitment to product excellence and employee satisfaction.­In Pour Your Heart Into It, CEO Howard Schultz illustrates the principles that have shaped the Starbucks phenomenon, sharing the wisdom he has gained from his quest to make great coffee part of the American experience. Marketers, managers, and aspiring entrepreneurs will discover how to turn passion into profit in this definitive chronicle of the company that "has changed everything . . . from our tastes to our language to the face of Main Street.­" (Fortune)

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The success of Starbucks Coffee Company is one of the most amazing business stories in decades. What started as a single store on Seattle’s waterfront has grown into a company with over sixteen hundred stores worldwide and a new one opening every single business day. Just as remarkable as this incredible growth is the fact that Starbucks has managed to maintain its renowned commitment to product excellence and employee satisfaction.
In Pour Your Heart Into It , CEO Howard Schultz illustrates the principles that have shaped the Starbucks phenomenon, sharing the wisdom he has gained from his quest to make great coffee part of the American experience. Marketers, managers, and aspiring entrepreneurs will discover how to turn passion into profit in this definitive chronicle of the company that “has changed everything . . . from our tastes to our language to the face of Main Street.­” ( Fortune )

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Amazon.­com ReviewAmazon Best Books of the Month, April 2011: Onward is not a puff piece. In just under 400 brisk pages, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz details the multitude of factors--­the recession, new consumer behavior, overexpansion--­that led to the company's downturn during 2007-­2008. Obviously, Schultz was successful, and his book has plenty of valuable lessons about management and leadership--­standard features for most business books. But the most interesting thing about Onward is Schultz's honesty about the whole process, from his determination to make difficult personnel changes to his admission that he considers it a personal failure when he sees someone with a competitor's cup of coffee. Schultz even makes the chapters about his agonies over the company's breakfast sandwiches a fascinating study in the minute decisions that go into running a multibillion-­dollar company. Conflicts, raw emotions, high stakes: Onward is a business book that goes beyond feel-­good maxims and . . .

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The success of Starbucks Coffee Company is one of the most amazing business stories in decades. What started as a single store on Seattle's waterfront has grown into a company with over sixteen hundred stores worldwide and a new one opening every single business day. Just as remarkable as this incredible growth is the fact that Starbucks has managed to maintain its renowned commitment to product excellence and employee satisfaction.­In Pour Your Heart Into It, CEO Howard Schultz illustrates the principles that have shaped the Starbucks phenomenon, sharing the wisdom he has gained from his quest to make great coffee part of the American experience. Marketers, managers, and aspiring entrepreneurs will discover how to turn passion into profit in this definitive chronicle of the company that "has changed everything . . . from our tastes to our language to the face of Main Street.­" (Fortune)

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In 2008, Howard Schultz, the president and chairman of Starbucks, made the unprecedented decision to return as the CEO eight years after he stepped down from daily oversight of the company and became chairman. Concerned that Starbucks had lost its way, Schultz was determined to help it return to its core values and restore not only its financial health, but also its soul. In Onward, he shares the remarkable story of his return and the company's ongoing transformation under his leadership, revealing how, during one of the most tumultuous economic times in history, Starbucks again achieved profitability and sustainability without sacrificing humanity.­Offering readers a snapshot of a moment in history that left no company unscathed, the book zooms in to show, in riveting detail, how one company struggled and recreated itself in the midst of it all. The fast paced narrative is driven by day-­to-­day tension as conflicts arise and lets readers into Schultz's psyche as he comes to terms . . .

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For Love of Country celebrates the extraordinary heroism on the battlefield and the equally valuable contributions on the home front of this generation's American veterans, in a collection of compelling, original portraits by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and National Book Award nominee Rajiv Chandrasekaran.

The first half of this extraordinary book honors acts of remarkable valor in Iraq and Afghanistan, including an army sergeant who runs into a hail of gunfire multiple times to protect his comrades, two marines who chose to stand and defend their outpost from an oncoming truck bomb--­instead of running to safety--­giving their lives to protect thirty-­three comrades, and a sixty-­year-­old doctor who joined the navy and saved the lives of dozens after his son was killed at war. The second half shows how post-­9/11 veterans are plowing their leadership skills and commitment to service into initiatives to strengthen and rebuild our nation. Among them are former soldiers who help . . .

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Una obra que revela el modus operandi de uno de los hombres de negocios más influyentes del mundo empresarial.­En 2007 Starbucks por primera vez en su historia era vulnerable. En los últimos años había seguido una política empresarial focalizada en...

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Books of Howard Schultz